Rich Girard, Author at Granite Grok

Rich Girard

Rich Girard is a well known and highly respected conservative public figure and opinion maker in southern New Hampshire.  A native of Manchester, NH, Rich has devoted nearly three decades to serving and educating the community about the critical issues in state and local politics and government.  Rich’s diverse background includes running for and holding public office, providing leadership and management for other candidates’ political campaigns, extensive experience in the public and not-for-profit sectors, being sought as a political commentator by media outlets across the region, and having started and run three businesses, including a marketing and advertising agency, broadcast media company and a financial services practice.


“Thank you, Kathy Sullivan”

MANCHESTER, NH  August 30, 2021–In response to an Op.Ed. penned by former Democrat Party Boss Kathy Sullivan, Republican Manchester mayoral candidate Rich Girard released the following statement:


Joyce Craig’s Coverup

On Friday, I sent a formal Right to Know request to Mayor Craig demanding the release of “Whiteness” training used for both school district and city employees. Earlier today, I received this email in response.

Whiteness is power indoctrination screen grab

Girard Supports Concannon, Condemns Manchester School District “Whiteness Training”

MANCHESTER, NH. June 28, 2021–“Daniel Concannon is a brave individual and I want to thank him for exposing what’s happening in the Manchester School District and for his courage in confronting the “woke mob” as it works to indoctrinate our students and staff into racist ways of thinking about and behaving toward people who are …

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Girard Backs State Budget Deal

MANCHESTER, NH–JUNE 23, 2021–“Like many, I have watched with great interest the progress of the state budget and HB2, the ‘trailer bill.’ As I heard from many people about their concerns, I have sought to learn about its various provisions.